Jackaby

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Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.22
Publisher
Algonquin Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.66 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781523523986

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About the Author

William Ritter is an Oregon educator and the New York Times bestselling author of the Jackaby series, which received glowing trade and national reviews and was named to many state lists. He is the proud father of the two bravest boys in the Wild Wood, and husband to the indomitable Queen of the Deep Dark. Visit him online at rwillritter.wordpress.com and find him on Twitter: @Willothewords.

Reviews

"Ritter's debut skillfully blends science with the supernatural and balances whimsy with violence. The smartly paced plot wraps up neatly, but the rich world of this debut demands sequels."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Holmes crossed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer."--Chicago Tribune
"Toss together an alternate 19th-century New England city, a strong tradition of Sherlockian pastiche, and one seriously ugly hat, and this lighthearted and assured debut emerges, all action and quirk."--Publishers Weekly
"We honestly couldn't put it down."--Nerdist.com
"Fans of Jonathan Stroud's The Screaming Staircase will appreciate Ritter's initial foray into the realm of supernatural. . .avid lovers of fantasy will enjoy this quick read."--School Library Journal